What's Your Take On Morning Edition's Theme? Morning Edition listeners, now's your chance to create your own version of the show's theme. Hear a few renditions submitted so far, including an 8-bit version straight out of a video game.
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What's Your Take On Morning Edition's Theme?

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What's Your Take On Morning Edition's Theme?

What's Your Take On Morning Edition's Theme?

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

OK, throughout this program, you likely hear a couple of different renditions of this music, which is the MORNING EDITION theme.

(SOUNDBITE OF "MORNING EDITION" THEME)

LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

Oh, I wake up to that in Brazil.

INSKEEP: It's a great tune to hear at the beginning of the day. Most of our listeners will know that version but may not know we have lots of other renditions of the same song, which you've rarely heard on the air - at least not until now. Check out this version inspired by Kenny G.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "KENNY G-INSPIRED THEME")

GARCIA-NAVARRO: Nah.

INSKEEP: There's the latest news. What about this little gem? It's called "Cokie's Theme."

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "COKIE'S THEME")

INSKEEP: A special arrangement for Cokie Roberts. There are so many possibilities here, which is why we're now turning to you, the musicians in our audience. We would like to hear your take on the MORNING EDITION theme. We want to hear it in all kinds of styles, whether it's country music, R & B, rock, hip-hop, we don't care. Just make it great. Make it soft, romantic, upbeat, something you can dance to. No genre's off limits, even if it ends up sounding like this.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "JAZZ THEME")

INSKEEP: Love that xylophone. Anyway, record your version of the MORNING EDITION theme and post it on SoundCloud. Use the #morningeditiontheme - it's all one word. Go morningeditiontheme.npr.org and you can submit it. We're going to listen to your selections and play our favorites on this program - no kidding. You're listening to MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

GARCIA-NAVARRO: And I'm Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.

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